Introduction

PBS39 is dedicated to the idea that television can be a positive force in people’s lives. There living history documentaries chronicle what life in our area was like decade by decade. What makes this collection so exciting is we learn about our past from people who lived it.

This series is designed to benefit and enrich all residents from, Eastern Pennsylvania to Western New Jersey, as well as our educational systems throughout, about our communities important history.

View PBS39′s award-winning documentaries (divided into segments) along with teacher guides and lesson plans.

Documentaries that include lesson plans are:\

The 1950s

The 1960s

Hollywood on Hamilton: Remembering Hess’s

Bethlehem Steel: The People Who Built America

Make A Joyful Noise: The Bach Choir of Bethlehem

Lehigh Lafayette Legacy

Carousel of Memories

Football Legends of Pennsylvania